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London theatre-goers have peculiar tastes

22 April 2023

9:00 AM

22 April 2023

9:00 AM

The Secret Life of Bees

Almeida, until 27 May

The Only White

Chelsea Theatre, until 22 April

The Secret Life of Bees is a fairy-tale set in the Deep South in 1964. Lily, a bullied white girl, befriends a plucky black maid, Rosaleen, and they escape together from Lily’s tyrannical dad. After various adventures they take sanctuary at a honey farm run by a commune of astonishingly successful African-American businesswomen.

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